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4J Ranch

$2,187,577

Property Details

  • County: Mason
  • Address: 15875 State Highway 71
  • Zip: 76856
  • Type: Horse Property, Hunting Land, Recreational Property
  • City: Mason
  • Price: $2,187,577
  • Acres: 240
  • State/Zip: Texas 76856
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Status: Contract Pending
  • Baths: 2

Property Description

Location: The 4J Ranch is located 23 miles North/Northeast of Mason, Texas. It is 25 miles from Llano, Texas. That puts it at 105 miles from Austin Bergstrom International Airport and 125 miles from San Antonio International Airport.

Description: The 4J has been operated as a cattle ranch and recreational retreat from the city. The ranch has been well maintained and there is very little unwanted brush or prickly pear. Hundreds of massive Live and Post Oak trees are scattered throughout.
The highest elevation is 1600 and the lowest near the wet weather creek is 1560. At the South end of the property a water well has been drilled but not outfitted near what appears to be a phenomenal homesite with almost 360-degree views of the surrounding hills. Some of the local hills such as the Eckert Roughs, Smoothing Iron, Lime Peak, Man Mountain can be seen from the site. There are several others that are unnamed.The ranch is perimeter fenced and cross-fenced making 2 separate pastures. The house is surrounded by a yard fence.

Soils: Approximately 75% of the ranch is classified sandy loam. The North 40 or so acres is established Bermuda and there is quite a bit in the larger pasture to the South. As you get towards the Southern end, it gets rocky and there are some spectacular granite outcrops along with some quartz outcrops.

Water: Two ponds are on the Bar L that collect rain runoff. The Hickory Aquifer is shown to be underneath the property but at the time of this writing, there are no known irrigation wells. The ranch has 3 water wells with 2 being outfitted with electric submersible pumps. The other is capped.

Improvements: The cabin is very comfortable, charming, and suits its surroundings well. At approximately 1200 square feet, it has 2 bedrooms and 2 baths. There is a mudroom/laundry room at the back of the house making it convenient to remove soiled clothing/boots upon entry. The house was renovated in 2001 down to the studs. A fireplace was added at that time. Appliances and most of the furniture will convey.
There is also a storage shed in the yard, a loafing shed and a barn for storage that appears to be very, very old (its a neat feature).

Access: Access is via State Highway 71.

Financial: Seller to provide basic title policy and existing survey. If the current use of agricultural production on this property ceases after the sale for any reason, or, if the buyer does not file Form 50-167 Application for 1-d-1 (Open Space) appraisal in a timely fashion and the appraisal district begins valuing the property at market value, rather than production value, the seller will not be held responsible for rollback taxes for any of the current or preceding five years and buyer hereby releases seller from any and all liability.
The information contained herein is deemed reliable, but is not warranted by Broker or Seller, and is subject to change, prior to sale, errors and/or omissions and withdrawal from market. Buyer(s) are responsible for their resolution to purchase subject property according to local, state, and federal law, and due diligence as required by proposed use. SHOWN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY DO NOT TRESPASS.
Buyer(s) broker must be identified on first contact and must accompany buying prospect on first showing to be allowed full fee participation. Fee participation will ultimately be at the sole discretion of the listing broker.

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Property Map / Directions

From Llano: Highway 71 for about 25 miles and ranch is on the South side of the highway. Drive Sign is present in the grass field. From Mason: Take RM 386 North out of Mason. Take a right on Highway 71 and drive for 6.75 miles. Turn into the gate. Property is on the South side of the road.

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